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un·set·tled

 (ŭn-sĕt′ld)
adj.
1. Not in a state of order or calmness; disturbed: these unsettled times.
2. Likely to change or vary; variable: unsettled weather.
3.
a. Not determined or resolved: an unsettled issue.
b. Uncertain or doubtful: were still unsettled with respect to their future plans.
4. Not paid or adjusted; outstanding: an unsettled bill.
5. Uninhabited or not occupied by settlers: unsettled territory.
6. Not fixed or established: an unsettled lifestyle.

unsettled

(ʌnˈsɛtəld)
adj
1. lacking order or stability: an unsettled era.
2. unpredictable; uncertain: an unsettled climate.
3. constantly changing or moving from place to place: an unsettled life.
4. (of controversy, etc) not brought to an agreed conclusion
5. (of debts, law cases, etc) not disposed of
6. (of regions, etc) devoid of settlers
unˈsettledness n

un•set•tled

(ʌnˈsɛt ld)

adj.
1. not settled; not fixed or stable; lacking order: an unsettled situation.
2. continuously moving or changing; not situated in one place: an unsettled life.
3. wavering or uncertain, as in opinions or behavior; unstable; erratic.
4. not populated or settled: an unsettled wilderness.
5. undetermined, as a point at issue; undecided; doubtful.
6. not adjusted, closed, or disposed of, as an account, estate, or law case: unsettled claims.
7. liable to change; inconstant; variable: unsettled weather.
[1585–95]
un•set′tled•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsettled - still in doubtunsettled - still in doubt; "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind"
settled - established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night"
2.unsettled - not settled or establishedunsettled - not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle"
settled - established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization"
3.unsettled - subject to changeunsettled - subject to change; "a changeable climate"; "the weather is uncertain"; "unsettled weather with rain and hail and sunshine coming one right after the other"
variable - liable to or capable of change; "rainfall in the tropics is notoriously variable"; "variable winds"; "variable expenses"
4.unsettled - not yet settledunsettled - not yet settled; "unsettled territory"
uninhabited - not having inhabitants; not lived in; "an uninhabited island"; "gaping doors of uninhabited houses"

unsettled

adjective
1. unstable, shaky, insecure, disorderly, unsteady Britain's unsettled political scene also worries some investors.
2. restless, tense, uneasy, troubled, shaken, confused, wired (slang), disturbed, anxious, agitated, unnerved, flustered, perturbed, on edge, restive To tell the truth, I'm a bit unsettled tonight.
3. unresolved, undecided, undetermined, open, doubtful, debatable, up in the air, moot They were in the process of resolving all the unsettled issues.
4. uninhabited, unoccupied, unpopulated, unpeopled Until very recently Texas was an unsettled frontier.
5. inconstant, changing, unpredictable, variable, uncertain, changeable Despite the unsettled weather, we had a marvellous weekend.
6. owing, due, outstanding, pending, payable, in arrears Liabilities related to unsettled transactions are recorded.

unsettled

adjective
1. Affording no quiet, repose, or rest:
2. In a state of anxiety or uneasiness:
3. Capable of or liable to change:
Archaic: various.
4. Marked by lack of firm decision or commitment; of questionable outcome:
5. Owed as a debt:
Translations
غَيْر مُسْتَقِر، مُتَغَيِّرقَلِق، مُضْطَرِب
nestálývzrušený
nervøsustabil
labilis
breytilegurórólegur, í uppnámi

unsettled

[ˈʌnˈsetld] ADJ
1. (= uneasy, restless) [person] → intranquilo; [sleep, night] → agitado
he's feeling unsettled in his jobno está del todo contento or a gusto en su trabajo
2. (= undecided) [matter, question] → pendiente, sin resolver
3. (= changeable) [weather] → inestable, variable; [situation, market] → inestable
4. (= not populated) [land] → sin colonizar
5. (= unpaid) [account, bill] → pendiente, sin saldar

unsettled

[ʌnˈsɛtəld] adj
(= restless) [person] → perturbé(e)
I felt pretty unsettled all that week → Je me sentais assez perturbé pendant toute cette semaine.
(= uncertain) [situation, times] → instable, incertain(e); [market] → instable
(= unresolved) [argument, issue] → non résolu(e)
to remain unsettled → ne pas être résolu(e)
(= uninhabited) [area, region] → inhabité(e)
(= unpredictable) [weather] → changeant(e)

unsettled

adj
(= unpaid)unbezahlt, unbeglichen; (= undecided) questionungeklärt, offen; futureunbestimmt, ungewiss, in der Schwebe; to be in an unsettled state of mindmit sich selbst nicht eins sein; he was unsettled in his mind about what to doer war sich (dat)nicht schlüssig, was er tun sollte; the question remains unsettleddie Frage bleibt ungelöst
(= changeable) weatherunbeständig, veränderlich; life, characterunstet, unruhig; (Fin) marketunbeständig, veränderlich; (Pol) conditionsunsicher; to be unsettleddurcheinander sein; (= thrown off balance)aus dem Gleis geworfen sein; (= emotionally disturbed)verstört sein; to feel unsettledsich nicht wohlfühlen
(= unpopulated) territoryunbesiedelt
(= itinerant) personnomadenhaft

unsettled

[ʌnˈsɛtld] adj (weather, market, situation) → instabile, variabile; (person, restless) → irrequieto/a; (itinerant) → nomade (frm) (question, issue) → non risolto/a
to feel unsettled → sentirsi turbato/a or scombussolato/a

unsettle

(anˈsetl) verb
to disturb or upset. Will a change of schools unsettle the child?
unˈsettled adjective
1. (of weather) changeable.
2. anxious or restless. in an unsettled mood.
References in classic literature ?
Why, no, I can't say I am settling down," said Richard, strongly emphasizing "down," as if that expressed the difficulty, "because one can't settle down while this business remains in such an unsettled state.
Now I consider this is principally on account of her being in an unsettled state, you see.
His fancies had for the most part revolved about the unsettled political conditions of Henry's reign, for from these he felt he might wrest that opportunity which could be turned to his own personal uses and to the harm, and possibly the undoing, of the King.
But a home have I found nowhere: unsettled am I in all cities, and decamping at all gates.
Some of the strange questions put to me by the woman in white, after my ill-considered promise to leave her free to act as she pleased, had suggested the conclusion either that she was naturally flighty and unsettled, or that some recent shock of terror had disturbed the balance of her faculties.
I cannot but regret, now that I am concluding my story, how little I am able to contribute to the discussion of the many debatable questions which are still unsettled.
Their manner of living, even when the restoration of peace dismissed them to a home, was unsettled in the extreme.
It's not that she's dull; but this undefined, this unsettled position," Levin caught, and he was hurrying away, but Stepan Arkadyevitch called to him.
The ground covered with snow, and the atmosphere in that unsettled state between frost and thaw, which is of all others the most unfriendly for exercise, every morning beginning in rain or snow, and every evening setting in to freeze, she was for many days a most honourable prisoner.
Apart from the one fundamental nastiness the luckless mouse succeeds in creating around it so many other nastinesses in the form of doubts and questions, adds to the one question so many unsettled questions that there inevitably works up around it a sort of fatal brew, a stinking mess, made up of its doubts, emotions, and of the contempt spat upon it by the direct men of action who stand solemnly about it as judges and arbitrators, laughing at it till their healthy sides ache.
When they got upstairs, the question which Arthur had left unsettled, as to who was to be president, and who vice, was still under discussion, so that Adam's entrance passed without remark.
She was yet more impatient for another letter from town after receiving this than she had been before; and for a few days was so unsettled by it altogether, by what had come, and what might come, that her usual readings and conversation with Susan were much suspended.